Mark and David Hawkins

Welcome you to The Lanes Armoury

We invite you to view one of The Largest and Oldest Established Sources of Antique and Vintage Swords, Arms, Armour, Militaria & Specialist Books in Europe.

Ancient Samurai Weapons and Armour, Napoleonic Wars Swords, Flintlocks and Rare Books are our Specialities.


Original Ancient and Antique Militaria from 4,000 B.C. to the 20th Century

Enter our online store and view the very best selection of original Antique Samurai Swords, Worldwide Militaria,

We are England’s Premier Retail Exporters of Arms, Armour, Militaria and Books.

Our comprehensive and huge inventory includes Rare Renaissance Era Books, including Signed Ist Editions, Military Reference & History Books, Military Muskets from all Nations, Such as ‘Brown Bess’ & Charleville, 18th and 19th Century Rifles, Flintlock & Percussion Pistols, Baker Rifles, Islamic Swords and Knives, Russian Arms, Martini Henry Rifles, American Civil War Swords, Revolvers and Rifles, Wild West Pistols, Samurai Swords, Deactivated Military Guns and Militaria of all forms.

We also sell all various Military and Naval Regulation Patterns of Swords Plus Medals, Badges & Awards. Helmets, Armour, Blunderbuss, Uniforms, Cannon, Medeavil Swords, Daggers & Antiquities.

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The Lanes Armoury

26 Meeting House Lane

The Lanes


East Sussex



United Kingdom


+44 (0)1273321357

+44 (0)7721010085

Opening Times

Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm

Sunday and Bank Holidays Closed